A socket device (10) for securing an end of a load bearing member (22) includes first socket members (26a and 26b) and second socket members (28a and 28b) that are distinct, separate pieces of material. The second socket members (28a and 28b) are spaced apart from each other at a desired angle and rigidly secured on one side to one of the first socket members (26a) and on another side to the other first socket member (26b) to form the socket (24). A disclosed example includes cooperating tabs (38) and recesses or openings (34) for securing the socket members together in a rigidly fixed alignment.

Title
Elevator load bearing termination assembly
Application Number
PCT/US2006/033569
Publication Number
2008/027030
Application Date
August 29, 2006
Publication Date
March 6, 2008
Inventor
Kandasami Saravana Kumar
Singh Shailendra
Kumar Kandi Puroshotham Pavan
Chilaveni Laxmipathi
Veeramalla Vijai Mohan
Raghavan Kotur Srinivasan
Traktovenko Boris G
Pitts John T
Agent
KOZIARZ Matthew L
Assignee
Kandasami Saravana Kumar
Singh Shailendra
Kumar Kandi Puroshotham Pavan
Chilaveni Laxmipathi
Veeramalla Vijai Mohan
Raghavan Kotur Srinivasan
Traktovenko Boris G
Pitts John T
Otis Elevator Company
IPC
B66B 07/08
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